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AK24-011b Whittier, Alaska

Children’s Ministry/Community Outreach
Whittier, AK
Teams are needed to assist local church is doing outreach in unique Alaskan community. Whittier is on the beautiful coast and accessible only through a two and a half mile bimodal (train and automobile)  tunnel that cuts through the mountains sixty miles south of Anchorage. Most of the town’s population live in one 14 story “high rise” building – hence the nickname “the town under one roof”. Team leader will work with the requestor to plan activities, which may include Backyard Bible Club, sports camp, puppet outreach, skits, games, etc. Team will stay in the town school facilities in classrooms. The school has bathrooms and showers that the team can use, as well as kitchen facilities . Note:  Teams working with children and youth will be responsible for conducting professional background checks on all members over the age of 18. Team leader will be sent information from BOM concerning options for this. [Could be combined with AK24-012 - Cabin Renovation into Youth Ministry Center if team desires]
Length of assignment: One week
Preferred Dates: Summer 2024 (flexible)
Costs: Travel to AK, food and ministry supplies

  Event Details  

Date and Time

From: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

To: Saturday, September 28, 2024

The program is for an overnight stay

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Event Contacts

Mark Abernathy
(919) 459-5607

Melanie Crawford
(919) 459-5596


Whittier, AK, USA

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Team Member AK24-011b
Choose "1" under "Choose Quantity". Note: A Team Leader has been registered for this project. In order to add to the project, you will need to know the "team name" (not the project number). This is a name that the team leader assigned when he/she signed up for the project. If you do not know this team name, please see your team leader or contact Mark Abernathy at or 919-459-5607. Costs for national projects vary. The team leader will negotiate costs with the project requester on the field and communicate this information to the team.